2018-2019 Coaching positions
POLYTECH School District is now accepting applications for the following 2018-2019 Coaching position:
Boys' and Girls' Swimming - Varsity head coach
Candidates : Please attach a letter of interest, your detailed resume which highlights experience in athletics, including but not limited to coaching experience and playing experience, and 3 letters of reference along with your classified online application.
Head Coach Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Full responsibility for the overall supervision of his/her programs (Varsity, JV, and freshmen teams).
- Responsible for compliance with all DIAA rules and regulations
- Attend mandatory DIAA rules clinic and coaches meetings.
- Responsible for verifying each athlete's academic and medical eligibility.
- Supervise and conduct practices, clinics and contests in a safe manner.
- Manage uniforms, equipment and facilities in a responsible manner.
- Notify the Athletic Director of annual budgetary needs.
- Teach student athletes ethical behavior, good sportsmanship, cooperative work ethic and responsibility.
- Develop positive public relations with the parents, school staff members and administrators, booster club members and the community.
- Communicate effectively with the Athletic Director, administrators, assistant coaches, players and parents.
- Direct injured athletes to the athletic trainer and report injuries to the nurse.
- Administrative Duties:
- Provide team rules and practice schedules to athletes, parents and Athletic Director.
- Submit an eligibility report
- Keep emergency cards on athletes accessible at all times.
- Have accurate rosters available for the Athletic Director, newspapers, school personnel and parents.
- Adhere to the DIAA state tournament manual deadlines.
- Submit an end of the year report to include: Team records, standings and individual awards; Uniform and equipment inventory; Obligations for lost or missing uniforms and equipment.
Education : Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited 4-year college or university preferred, but not required.
Licensure and Certification: Adult CPR certification required. Current with NFHS Concussion Recognition course. NFHS Coach Certification preferred.
- Valid Delaware teaching license and certification(s).
- Experience teaching or interacting with high school students.
- Experience organizing and supervising a youth sports program.
- Deep understanding of NFHS and Delaware sport rules and regulations.
- Deep understanding of current sport safety and training practices.
- Minimum of three years' coaching experience in the sport.
- Plan and implement team practices based on DIAA standards and regulations.
- Establish and maintain effective relationships with students, parents and colleagues.
- Foster a stimulating and accepting team environment.
- Write, speak, and interact clearly and professionally.
- Read, analyze and interpret professional literature and federal and state regulation and rules documents.
- Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of students, parents, administrators, and staff members.
- Perform effectively in environments with competing demands.
- Use eSchoolPLUS (pupil accounting software) to determine student athlete eligibility.
- Maintain a professional appearance.
- This is a part-time position offered for 1 Season/Year (Continued appointment beyond 1 year will be at the discretion of the Athletic Director and/or Building Principal.)
- Athletic positions shall be filled according to the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA) regulations.
- Successful completion of Criminal Background Check, Tuberculosis Test (PPD), and Child Protection Registry Clearance must be completed prior to start of employment.
- Salary is calculated in accordance with the verified educational level and work experience of the selected candidate and in accordance with the district's Athletic Salary Scale.
- Direct deposit of payroll checks is mandatory and employees are paid on a lag pay schedule with the first payment made after approximately one month of employment.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Kevin Smith via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.
Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995
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